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the white house slammed the decision in a statement last night, calling it an "overreach by a single, unelected district judge." white house officials also say the judge is "putting the well-being of criminal aliens before the safety of our citizens". happening now-- an investigation underway after several middle school students are sent home. police say they were sharing a drink-- laced with drugs. police say nine students at two different schools were busted with drinks believed to contain xanax. seven go to river bend middle. they shared the drink in a classroom friday morning. hours later-- down the street at potomac falls high a student acting weirdly had apparently drank a xanax mixture, and another student had one too. none of the students were
injured-- and after a medical check, they were all sent home. police are trying to see if the incidents are related. covering metro-- a dispute over the agencies policies could take a toll on your friday commute. transit workers, fed up and ready to take a stand... by not coming to work. a spokesperson for metro's largest union says they is not aware of any planned "sick out" -- but they did say the union is looking at every legal action... to address what they call a hostile work environment. abc7 news has also learned this evening that in response to this... metro is adjusting staffing to address a possible sick out. a spokesperson for metro says officials have recieved an unusually high number of absence requests for friday. new this morning. big news in the big leagues. the miami marlins are reportedly closing in on a deal to sell the team. and you may know the new owners. former florida governor jeb bush and former new york yankee captain, derek jeter, are part of the group poised to buy the
although the deal is not finalized-- the miami herald is reporting that it is worth about 1.point.3 billion dollars. any sale of a major-league team has to receive at least 75% approval from the owners. from the owners. switching sports-- the washington wizards are back home today for game five in their series with the atlanta hawks. after going up 2-oh, the series is now tied 2-2! and guess what-- good morning washington wants to help you see the game in person! we are giving away tickets to tonight's game all morning long. your first opportunity will come in a little more than an hour. just watch and we'll tell you how you can win.. coming up at 5:50am. no longer looking for love.. now a reality tv star is looking for a good lawyer. we'll tell you why a former bachelor is now facing felony charges.. coming up.
(mid-upper 80s) - trending cooler sunday (70s) today: cloudy, drizzle and fog early. sunshine by mid-late afternoon. highs: 73-78 winds: nw 5 tonight: partly cloudy. patchy fog. lows: 56-62 winds: se 5 mph thursday: partly sunny. much warmer and a touch humid. highs: 84-87 winds: s 5-15 mph a police officer draws his gun on a
draws his gun on a group of unarmed children. now that city's top lawmaker is getting involved. coming up-- what's happening now, after this video goes viral. plus, after a high-profile p-r nightmare, united airlines is getting some good news. it's not the least popular airline in the country. so-- who is? we'll tell you, coming up.
playing out in suburban maryland nearly a year ago.. and now there are new developments in the case. a former law enforcement officer has pleaded guilty to killing two people and wounding two others in the shooting spree. jay korff has the chilling 911 tapes that were just released. developing now.. a chilling admission
taylor says he helped cover up the murder of his childhood friend-- in order to steal money. preston says his friend, sara stern, inherited 10-thousand dollars. and when their other friend, liam mcatasney found out-- he quickly began planning stern's murder. taylor says he helped dump stern's body off a bridge, and stage an apparent suicide. afterwards-- they stole the money from stern's safe. taylor got got three-thousand dollars. stern's body has not been found. taylor will testify against , as part of a plea deal. a former star of "the bachelor" is free on bond, after being arrested in iowa. chris soules is accused of leaving the scene of a deadly crash near his farm. police say his truck hit a tractor monday night, killing its driver. court documents state.. soules had alcoholic beverages and containers in his truck. he's expected in court next tuesday. soules starred in season 19 of "the bachelor" in 20-15.
when it comes to customer satisfaction, spirit airlines ranks dead last for the third year in a row. the ultra-low cost carrier has the lowest score in the latest travel report from the american customer satisfaction index. another ultra-low cost airline, frontier, is the second least favorite. on the flip side-- jetblue is the most popular airline with fliers. followed by southwest. its usually a bad day if you get mud on your favorite jeans. but at nordstrom-- some shoppers are paying a lot of money for basically the same experience. . nordstrom is offering these "heavily distressed" jeans, with fake mud on them. and twitter is going crazy over them. nordstrom says the jeans "embody rugged,americana workwear that's seen some hard-working action." and it says the caked-on muddy coating shows.. "you're not afraid to get down and dirty." the price.. a measly 425 dollar! at xx time for weather. toss to eileen
- drizzle/fog/clouds early -- finally some sun late this afternoon - warmer end to the week (80s) - hot & humid saturday (mid-upper 80s) - trending cooler sunday (70s) today: cloudy, drizzle and fog early. sunshine by mid-late afternoon. highs: 73-78 winds: nw 5 tonight: partly cloudy. patchy fog. lows: 56-62 winds: se 5 mph thursday: partly sunny. much warmer and a touch humid.
concerns about what happened in this body cam video. the video shows an officer holding unarmed teens at gunpoint until another officer arrives. no one was hurt and the teens were not arrested. the police chief said the officer followed protocol and said the incident happened after a radio report of a group of armed teens fighting. there is much more ahead at the top of the hour on good morning washington. fios is not cable. we're wired differently. maybe that's why we've been nked highest in customer satisfaction by jd power 4 years in a row. and now you can love fios too. get 150 meg internet, tv and phone. all for $79.99 per month online, for the first year with a two-year agreement. it's the only internet with equal upload and download speeds. cable only offers upload speeds that are a fraction of their download speeds.
korea - getting morfe intense. the rare and unusual meeting today at the white house "and" the terror drills happening up and down the east coast. plus the drink laced with drugs at a local middle school. seven is on your side with what parents and students need to know as they wake up this morning. but first stormwatch7 is tracking drizzle and fog to get us started this morning. we are working to prepare you to get out the door on time this morning. good morning washington i'm autria godfrey. and i'm larry smith. toss to eileen - drizzle/fog/clouds early -- finally some sun late this afternoon - warmer end to the week (80s) - hot & humid saturday (mid-upper 80s) - trending cooler sunday (70s)